Month: November 2017

strat·e·gy noun a plan of action  The USGBC-LA Board of Directors and Chapter Leaders have been hard at work this year, post-Greenbuild LA and post-Presidential election to steer a clear path forward. The 10-year strategic plan was crafted in 2011, setting the groundwork for the Chapter’s activities and growth. Looking ahead, the next three years […]
“Don’t let my pretty eyes fool you.” This was said by Jackie Defede, Facilities Director at the Los Angeles LGBT Center. After transitioning to a woman, it is a phrase she’s used with male contractors who have vastly underestimated her technical experience. She described how, using a firm tone, she would have to remind them […]
I have been fortunate enough to attend various local and international summits in my life, but this is the first conference I have ever attended where young leaders (delegates) are taking the front seat, seasoned professionals (counselors) took the back seat, and introduced delegates to share their stories and insights! Around 1,500 people from 194 […]

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